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Five APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Business, Music, and Religion, among others. Highlights include the Soundiiz music API. Also new to the directory are several Node.js frameworks. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.
The latest Star Wars premiere is here. Extend your Star Wars high with a visit to the Star Wars Graph, built upon the Star Wars API (SWAPI). SWAPI pulls data from Wookieepedia (the Star Wars encyclopedia) and includes vast amounts of Star Wars-related data (e.g. characters, movies, starships, etc.).
Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
Runscope provides tools to simplify the management of API testing. The company has fine tuned its service further with the addition of the new import and export functionality, saying that users can now create, modify and version entire suites of API tests even more quickly and easily.
Slack introduced a new User Group feature to its collaboration platform aimed to replace mass emails. New Slack API endpoints allows users to create and maintain such groups.
Netflix intentionally creates infrastructure failures to build resiliency (Chaos Engineering strategy). Where Chaos Monkey killed servers, Chaos Kong kills entire AWS regions.
BusinessInsider.com has published a stinging editorial regarding the outlook for Evernote. But it was written by a contributing writer who not only has a potential conflict of interest, his indictment relies on his dissatisfaction with just one feature of Evernote instead of the product as a whole.
API Science enables API developer-consumers to monitor usage of APIs in their apps, and gives API providers insight into what their dev community is experiencing.
Helpchat API extends its personal assistant messenger capabilities to 3rd parties. Businesses across industries will gain functionality within existing systems and apps.
Bugsnag helps developers to quickly and effectively detect and fix bugs and errors. The Bugsnag API provides access to this functionality.
SmartBear released a new plug-in for the SmartBear Ready! API. The plug-in integrates with Microsoft's Azure API Management and allows the portal to import APIs to the Ready! API.
Enables developers of all types to create applications that invoke the Salesforce1 API using components found in a new marketplace, which officially opened today.
Rise of Docker containers fuels need to plug application performance management tools directly into Docker API to gain visibility into IT operations.
Smartsheet has publicly released a completely revamped version of its Smartsheet API. With a number of new endpoints and operational improvements, 1.1 has been deprecated.
Five APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Bots, Education, Music, Printing and Email categories. Here is a quick summary of what is new in the directory.
WaveMaker announced the WaveMaker Gateway so enterprises can share APIs for consumption by third parties. Gateway creates an ecosystem of API owners and app developers.
This is an in-depth product review of REST United SDK Generator, a fairly new online application for automatically generating SDKs for REST APIs.